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Talkback: Attract wildlife to your garden pond

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 22:42
What do Newt eggs look like? I get lots of clear jelly like things attached to the back of water lily leaves, anyone know what they could be please?


Posted: 10/08/2012 at 18:35

Thank-you Alina I will do as you suggested.



Posted: 09/08/2012 at 21:28

I left a couple of Hyacinth bulbs in the greenhouse after lifting them, I am surprised to see one of them is flowering! Is this unusual?


Posted: 11/05/2012 at 22:54

I have been told cucumber slices placed in a pie tin or something similair will keep slugs away all season. Apparently the chemicals in the cucumber and aluminium give off a smell they hate. Am going to try it myself.

Damping off

Posted: 26/04/2012 at 20:28

oh why was that do you know?

Damping off

Posted: 26/04/2012 at 20:19

Does anyone know why I can't buy Chestnut compound any more? I always used it, after pricking out seedling, to water with. I can't even find it online.

Is this really a Magnolia Red Lucky?

Posted: 26/04/2012 at 20:11

I find Thompson-Morgan very fair and helpful when I have had a problem relating to items purchased.

Plastic Plant pots - recycled

Posted: 06/04/2012 at 22:07

I'm in Leighton Buzzard Beds, I found a Freecycle here, thanks to Lacewing.

Plastic Plant pots - recycled

Posted: 06/04/2012 at 16:58

I also have loads of pots to give away, my garage is bursting with them.

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Is this unusual? 
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Damping off

Chestnut compound 
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